Gordon Tietjens

New Zealand sevens team coach Gordon Tietjens

Ear infection robs New Zealand of talismanic coach in build-up to Sevens

The All Blacks Sevens will be missing a number of top-line players due to injury with the biggest blow being playmaker and goal-kicker Tomasi Cama. Other influential absentees are Kurt Baker, Toby Arnold, Scot Curry, Mark Jackman and David Raikuna, a youngster who has caught the eye this season.